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Getting Here, Admission & Hours

Access

By Public Transport

By Public Transport
(JR Line) 10 minutes’ walk from Ueno or Uguisudani Station
(Ginza or Hibiya Tokyo Metro Line) 15 minutes' walk from Ueno Station
(Chiyoda Tokyo Metro Line) 15 minutes' walk from Nezu Station
(Keisei Line) 15 minutes' walk from Keisei Ueno Station

Visitor entrance is via the Main gate.

Visitor entrance is via the Main gate.

 

By Car

By Car

- 5 mins from Ueno Exit, off the Shuto Expressway Ueno Route.

Please note: there is no parking at the museum.

Please note: there is no parking at the museum.

Parking facilities are available near Ueno station, as listed below. (For visitors with wheelchairs, please consult our General Affairs section.)

- Times Ueno Station Park Exit Tel. 0120-77-8924   24 hours
- Ueno Park Parking No. 1 (Ueno Station Park Exit) Tel. 03-3821-0755   09:00-21:30
- Ueno Park Parking No. 2 (for buses) (Ueno Station Park Exit) Tel. 03-3821-0755   09:00-21:30
- Ueno Parking Center Tel. 03-3833-8151   24 hours
- Keisei Ueno Station Parking (Keisei Ueno Station) Tel. 03-3834-5708   06:00-22:00
- Ueno Chuo-dori Underground Parking (enter from northbound lane of Chuo-dori) Tel. 03-5812-3695   24 hours
- TIXTOWER UENO Parking Tel. 03-3842-5677   08:00-22:00
(closed on Saturday, Sunday, National holiday)

 

Admissions

Adults: 620 (520) yen
University Students: 410 (310) yen
High/Junior High/Elementary School Students and persons under 18 and over 70: Free

  • * ( ) indicate prices for those in groups of 20 or more.
  • * Special exhibitions require a separate admission fee.
  • * Persons with disability and one person accompanying them are admitted free of charge.
  • * Regular admission is free for persons under 18 and over 70. Please show proof of age (driver's license, passport, etc.) when entering.
  • * Group rates for regular exhibition apply to adults and students (up to two persons per child) accompanied by children (High school students and younger)
  • * Free admission to regular exhibitions on International Museum Day (May 18, for 2016), Respect for the Aged Day (the third Monday of September: September 19 for 2016).
  • * Payments by the following are accepted at ticket counters:
    - Credit cards (Visa, MasterCard, JCB, AMEX, Diners, DISCOVER)
    - e-cash (iD, Suica,WAON)
    - UnionPay
  • Credit cards (Visa, MasterCard, JCB, AMEX, Diners, DISCOVER),e-cash (iD, Suica, WAON), UnionPay
  • * Besides at the museum ticket counters, individual tickets, including student discount tickets, for regular exhibitions can also be purchased in Ueno station at Museum Tickets, an external ticket office located in ecute (within the ticket gates).

 

Audio Guide Rentals

At the Main Gate Plaza, visitors can rent audio guides (available in Japanese, English, Chinese, and Korean) for the regular exhibitions.
Japanese and English devices are installed with the Museum’s official smartphone app, “Tohaku Navi,” while Chinese and Korean devices contain unique audio contents.
Note: The artworks featured for each language are the same. The number of devices is limited.

Rental Fee: 500 yen
Hours: 9:30 until 45 minutes before closing 

Discount for Adults with Children

Adults accompanying children of high-school age and under receive a 100-yen discount on Regular Exhibition admissions. (Valid for up to two adults with each child.)

Free Admission Days

Admission to Regular Exhibitions is free on International Museum Day (May 18), Respect for the Aged Day (third Monday of September each year) and December 23–25.

Kuroda Memorial Hall

Admission free. Kuroda Memorial Hall is located at the corner westward from the Main Gate of the museum.
Kuroda Memorial Hall

Research and Information Center

Research and Information Center

Admission free. Please enter from the West gate.
Research and Information Center

 

Hours

9:30 - 17:00 (last admission at 16:30)
Kuroda Memorial Hall: trough the year 9:30 - 17:00 (last admission at 16:30)
Research and Information Center: Monday-Friday, 9:30-17:00

  • Open until 21:00 on Fridays and Saturdays.
  • Regular exhibitions will be open until 21:00 on October 31 and November 1, 2018.
  • Open until 18:00 on Sundays and National Holidays, April - September, 2018.
  • Open until 22:00 on September 21 and 22, 2018.

  • * Last admission 30 minutes before closing.
    * Hours are subject to change.

     

     

    Closed

    Mondays and year-end holidays (December 26, 2018 - January 1, 2019)
    (open on Mondays that fall on national holidays, in which case the museum is closed on following day)

    Research and Information Center:  Closed on Saturdays, Sundays, national holidays, the last day of the month (if this falls on a holiday, the day before), and during the year-end and New Year holidays (please ask for specific dates). Also closed as occasion demands.

    Exceptional dates for 2018 is as follows:

    Exceptional dates for 2018 is as follows:

    • Open on Monday, March 26, April 2, May 1, August 13, December 25, 2018 and March 25, 2019.
    • Closed on Tuseday, June 12, for annual facility maintenance.
    • Closed on Wednesday, December 26, 2018 - tuseday, January 1, 2019.

    Certain galleries will be closed on the following dates:

    Certain galleries will be closed on the following dates:

    • Hyokeikan will be closed unless special exhibitions and events are held inside.
    • Honkan (Highlights of Japanese Art) on the 2nd floor will be closed for maintenance work from Monday, December 10, 2018 - Tuseday, January 1, 2019.
    • Honkan room 13 and room 14 will be closed for maintenance work from Monday, June 25, 2018 - July 9, 2018.

     

    Inquiries

    13-9 Ueno Park, Taito-ku, Tokyo, 110-8712, Japan

    About visitor information, exhibitions and events (Hello Dial)

    About visitor information, exhibitions and events (Hello Dial)

    TEL. (03)5777-8600 (Domestic Calls)
    +81-(3)-5777-8600 (International Calls)

    Other inquiries (Tokyo National Museum)

    Other inquiries (Tokyo National Museum)

    TEL. (03)3822-1111 (Domestic Calls)
    +81-(3)-3822-1111 (International Calls)